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Guides and Handbooks Top of Page
ABC Of Stage Lighting
  Ref PN2091 .E4 R39 1992
Cambridge Guide to American Theatre
  Ref PN2220 .C35 1993
Costume Designer's Handbook
  Ref TT507 .I46 1992
Grove Book of Operas, 2008
 http://bit.ly/9WJqEM
Musical Notes: A Practical Guide to Staffing & Staging Standards of the
American Musical Theatre

  Ref MT955 .L8
Oxford Companion to the American Musical, 2009
 http://bit.ly/9dyCdT
Stage Management Handbook
  Ref PN2085 .I5 1992
Theatregoer’s Almanac: A Collection Of List, People, History, And Commentary
on the American Theatre

  Ref PN2266 .H53 1997


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Top of Page
Baker's Analytical Sourcebook of Concepts in Dramatic Theory
  Ref PN1631 .B84
Annotated Dictionary of Technical, Historical and Stylistic Terms Relating to the Theatre
and Drama: A Handbook of Dramaturgy

  Ref PN2035 .W48 1995
Broadway: An Encyclopedia of Theater & American Culture
  Ref PN2277 .N5 B62 2010 v.1-2
Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama
  Ref PN1861 .C65 v. 1-2
Companion to the Medieval Theatre
  Ref PN2152 .C66
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera, 2008
  http://bit.ly/c3RGhY
Critical Survey of Drama
  Ref PN1625 .C68 2003 v. 1-8
Dictionary of Ballet International
  Ref GV1585 .I57 1993
Drama Criticism
  http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/new31382
Drama Dictionary
  Ref PN1625 .H62
Encyclopedia of Vaudeville
  Ref PN1968 .U5 S37 1994
Encyclopedia of the Musical Theatre
  Ref ML102 .M88 G3 2001 v.1-3
Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes
  Ref GT510 .R3313
International Dictionary of Theatre Language
  Ref PN2035 .I5
Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
  Ref PN2035 .O94 2003 v.1-2
Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre
  Ref PN2111 .O95 1995
World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre
  Ref PN1861 .W67 1994 v.1-5


Biographical Sources Top of Page
Contemporary Black American Playwrights & Their Plays
  Ref PS153 .N5 P43
Contemporary Dramatists
  Ref PR106 .C66
Contemporary Theatre, Film, & Television
  Ref PN2285 .C58
International Dictionary of Theatre: Actors, Directors, and Designers
  Ref PN2035 .I49 v.3
International Dictionary of Theatre: Plays & Playwrights
  Ref PN2035 .I49 v.1-2
Notable Women in the American Theatre
  Ref PN2285 .N65
Theatrical Directors: A Biographical Dictionary
  Ref PN2205 .T54 1994


Bibliographies Top of Page
American Theatre History: An Annotated Bibliography
  Ref Z5781 .T25 1992
Fashion and Costume in American Popular Cultures
  Ref Z5694 .U5 O45 1996
United States Theater: a Bibliography from the Beginning to 1990
  Ref Z5781 .S55 1993


Reviews Top of Page
Internet Broadway Database
  http://www.ibdb.com
On Stage (Selected NYT reviews 1920-1970)
  Ref PN2277 .N5 B4
ProQuest Newspapers
Reader's Guide Full Text


Indexes, Abstracts, and Databases Top of Page
Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Humanities Full Text
Principle ToolInternational Index to Performing Arts Full Text
Principle ToolMLA International Bibliography
Play Index
  Ref Z5781 .W48 year
ProjectMUSE (Standard Collection)


Internet Sites Top of Page
Costume Manifesto
  http://www.costumes.org
Internet Broadway Database
  http://www.ibdb.com
Literary Resources on the Net
  http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Lit/
McCoy’s Guide to Theatre and Performance Studies
  http://www.stetson.edu/csata/thr_guid.html
Performing Arts Encyclopedia
  http://www.loc.gov/performingarts/encyclopedia
Theatre Resources from Artslynx
  http://www.artslynx.org/theatre/